Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Drinking fountains

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Book containing text and photographs of the history, facilties, art, and architecture of the courthouses of Jackson County, Missouri. The document also includes portrait photographs of the public servants that aided in the creation of the new Jackson County Courthouse and a list of county judges of Jackson County from 1827 to 1933.

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Postcard of the William T. Fitzsimons Fountain, located between the northbound and southbound lanes of The Paseo just north of 12th Street. This vantage point faces north from just south of 12th Street. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about William T. Fitzsimons and a letter to Mrs. Louis Earl of Albion, Michigan.

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Antique well-head originally from Barcelona, standing in the lounge. It concealed a drinking fountain. The theater is bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and Central Street.

Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.